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Alternative Dispute Resolution
SUPERIOR COURT MEDIATION TRAINING 2014
October 20, 21 & 22
Buena Vista Conference Center in New Castle, Delaware
BASIC MEDIATION COURSE
(20 CLE hours total; includes 2 hrs. enhanced ethics.)
The 3-day, 20-hour training course prepares attorneys for the role of being a neutral mediator in court-mandated mediation. A combination of approaches is used in the course:

Attorney/mediator-led core training in communication, mediation, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Superior Court judge-led ethics session
Mediation skills practicum sessions with court-specific cases
Senior attorney/mediator 'Mentors' who critique each practicum session

TRAINERS & MENTORS
Larry Ray, Esq.

Trainer, Larry Ray, Esq., is an experienced instructor who has an active history with the American Bar Association's Dispute Resolution Section. He is an attorney, licensed in both Washington, D.C. and Ohio; and an active mediator, arbitrator, facilitator, and executive coach. He teaches both classroom and online courses in labor law, negotiation and business communication at the George Washington School of Law.

Mr. Ray mediates for the World Banks Group, U.S.P.S., I-OPT, Inc., United States Arbitration and Mediation Services, and the National Archives. He provides training courses for the American Management Association (AMA) and Graduate School, USDA. He is co-author of Conflict Management, Becoming a More Effective Neutral, The Conflict Resolution Training Program, and 2009 Peace Making in the Schools.

Judge Mary Miller Johnston

The course's Mediation Ethics segment is led by Superior Court Judge Mary Miller Johnston. Prior to her appointment to the Superior Court bench, Judge Johnston served as Chief Counsel of the Delaware Supreme Court's Office of Disciplinary Counsel prosecuting attorney discipline cases and unauthorized practice of law matters. She formerly was a partner with Morris James, LLP practicing primarily in the areas of corporate and commercial litigation.

The Mentors

Our mentors comprise what previous attendees call the 'A-list of mediators'. Among them are former and current judges, commissioners, and senior mediators.
COURSE FEE
$715.00 **    [FEE covers all materials and costs, continental breakfasts, beverages, and catered lunches.]
** DO NOT send PAYMENT until after an e-mail confirmation of admission
PAYMENT information is sent with e-mail confirmation of admission
WHERE & WHEN
LOCATION: Buena Vista Conference Center in New Castle, Delaware
DATE: October 20, 21 & 22, 2014 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.)
DAILY START TIME: 8:30 a.m. (At 8:00 a.m. each morning a continental breakfast will be available.)
DAILY END TIME: 4:30 p.m.
APPLICATION & PAYMENT DEADLINES
APPLICATION DEADLINE—September 19, 2014
PAYMENT DEADLINE—October 3, 2014 ***
*** PAYMENT information is sent with e-mail confirmation of admission. Space is LIMITED
All course payments must be received before or on the deadline date—NO EXCEPTIONS
[NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN AFTER PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.]
VIEW ONLINE APPLICATION HERE
Please Note: Attendance at all sessions, as scheduled, is mandatory in order to be certified as a mediator